Maine Revised Statutes

§11-120. Enforcement; penalties

A merchant who violates this Article or any rule issued by the administrator is subject to the following: [1991, c. 787, (NEW).]

1.    After notice and hearing, a cease and desist order and order of restitution from the administrator;
[ 1991, c. 787, (NEW) .]
2.    A civil action, by the administrator through the Attorney General, after which a court, upon a finding of repeated or willful violations or of violation of an assurance of discontinuance, may assess a civil penalty of not more than $5,000; and
[ 1991, c. 787, (NEW) .]
3.    A civil action by an aggrieved consumer in which the consumer may recover actual damages or $250, whichever is greater, plus costs of the action and reasonable attorney's fees.
[ 1991, c. 787, (NEW) .]
1991, c. 787, (NEW).